Navy Combat Demolition
2 meters northeast (towards the sea) of the Navy monument Monument A dark granite stele with gold leaf engraving and English text. The seal of the US Navy and the insignia of Combat Demolition are pictured.
In honor of the first combatants of Operation Neptune on Utah Beach, 06-06-1944, including PO 1/c Angelos Chatas, a US Naval Combat Demolitions Unit "Frogman". Six sailors gave their lives, and 11 were wounded in support of clearing beach obstacles for the US Army 4th Infantry Division.
United States Navy